Born: March 10, 1873|
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Died: February 18, 1935 (aged 61)|
|August 20, 1894 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Last MLB appearance
|April 26, 1904 for the St. Louis Browns|
|Runs batted in||497|
Eugene Napoleon DeMontreville (March 10, 1873 in St. Paul, Minnesota – February 18, 1935 in Memphis, Tennessee), was a professional baseball player who played second base in the Major Leagues from 1894 to 1904. He played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Washington Senators (NL), Washington Senators (AL), Chicago Cubs, Baltimore Orioles, Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves, and St. Louis Browns.
DeMontreville had a 36-game hitting streak from 1896 to 1897. The streak was over the last 17 games of 1896 and the first 19 games of 1897. This streak was not discovered until 2007; it ranks as the tenth-longest hitting streak in Major League Baseball history.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
- "Baseball Notes", the Pittsburgh Press, Sports section, July 25, 1903.
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